Opened in August 2014, the Kennedy Commons buildings are located in the heart of Escondido Village, Stanford University. It is named after former Stanford University President, Donald Kennedy.
Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford University or Stanford) is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic strength, wealth, selectivity, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world's top universities.
The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr. Stanford is the alma mater of one president of the United States, 30 living billionaires, and 17 astronauts. It is also one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress.